The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) grilled a former Kogi State Governor Idris Wada in connection with the ongoing probe of twenty-three billion naira poll bribery scandal yesterday
The poll bribery cash was facilitated by a former Minister of Petroleum Resources, Mrs. Diezani Alison- Madueke.
In a statement by senior EFCC operative said wada was invited to explain why he collected the sum and how it was expended and his role in the diezani fund
The statement said, diezani allegedly disbursed $115m (N23bn as of 2015) through the Director of Finance of the Goodluck Jonathan Campaign Organisation, Senator Nenadi Usman, during the build-up to the 2015 presidential election.
Meanwhile Diezani has remained outside the country since 2015, Usman is currently facing trial before a Federal High Court in Lagos.
The EFCC has so far, grilled over 15 former governors and ministers over the slush fund.
Some officials of the Independent National Electoral Commission have also been arraigned for allegedly receiving part of the funds.